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A Morning Visit.

Not a lot I can say other than beautiful and certainly needs to be on your to-do list. Easy walking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nigel B
Wantage, United Kingdom
Beautiful riverside walk or punt

Well worth the punt down the river. Relaxing. ❤️ Dig deep and spend £20 for whole hour trip... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not a lot I can say other than beautiful and certainly needs to be on your to-do list. Easy walking and a very pleasant experience. All were kept in a wonderful state and you could see the gardeners took a real pride in their work......More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth the punt down the river. Relaxing. ❤️ Dig deep and spend £20 for whole hour trip. Note: no tour info provided so pick up map.

Thank Macdormer1947
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful riverside walk. You can also take a punt through it into the beautiful countryside. Flower beds were well maintained and the tree planting was so varied it was like an Arbouretum/

Thank Jennie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely gardens. Could do with more seating. People were reading, sunbathing and talking. Only saw one person on their phone. Not sure that kids swimming in the river under the bridge was a good idea but at least the Ice cream van wasn’t extortionate!

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking by the rive at any time of day is a wonderful experience. You can learn where there was a tannery (now a wildflower meadow) and see the path of Watling Street, the original Roman Road. Don't miss the impressive 200-year old (give or take...More

1  Thank cmdevlin64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Canterbury is a busy city with a frantic pace. Do take time out of your stay to visit some of the quieter public spaces that will give you a good sense of the quieter pace one might need.

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather helped, but this was a lovely riverside stroll, just after breakfast and just enough to get us ready for lunch. And it's free!

Thank pabu101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic garden walk alongside the river with beautiful flowers and plenty of space to relax. Very popular on a warm day

Thank 522sarah104
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning on sunny morning. A lovely walk along by the river with a view of the West Gate at the end. Peaceful.

Thank 893philb893
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These gardens are beautiful and a must see when you are in Canterbury. The trees and flowers are lovely and there is a nice picnic area. The little river flows through it which is so clean you can see the fish in it. A lovely...More

Thank TravelNat80
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Stef H
29 March 2018|
Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
I don’t see no reason why you can’t
28 January 2018|
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Response from Jaqueline S | Reviewed this property |
Hi flat, can opt in and out of length of walk
April E
31 May 2017|
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Response from Monchylavender | Reviewed this property |
There are about three Park and Ride parks around Canterbury and I would suggest using one of these. Canterbury is easy to walk around but not easy to park actually in the city. Using the Park and Ride solves that problem and... More